Breast Cancer News
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How the disease affects aging Americans—and what additional research is still needed to improve care and outcomes Source: Breast Cancer in the Elderly | BCRF
Standard mammography more likely for Black and low-income women even at centers offering both Source: Unequal Access to 3D Mammo Narrows, but Persists | MedPage Today
PET imaging of progesterone receptor (PgR) response to an estradiol challenge perfectly predicted breast cancer response to hormonal therapy, a small prospective study showed. Source: PET May Aid Decisions in ER+ Breast Cancer | MedPage Today
A BREAST CANCER diagnosis can be complicated because there are several kinds, each behaving differently and requiring targeted treatment approaches. Source: 10 Facts About HER2-Positive Breast Cancer
Cancer and cancer treatment can affect our immune system, which finds and fights infections like the virus that causes Covid. Source: Self-Care for Breast Cancer Survivors during Covid-19 PART 1: Being Active and Eating Well - Zero Breast Cancer
Here are five things medical professionals might not tell a cancer patient. Source: 5 Things People Never Tell You About Chemo | The Breast Cancer Site News
If you are among those with a family history of breast cancer, you may be at greater risk for developing the disease. Here's what you need to know about genetic counseling and testing, and options for managing your risk. Source: How Genetics Affects Your Breast Cancer...
Despite antibiotics’ vital role in cancer care, companies have abandoned their development in favor of more profitable drugs Source: Broken Antibiotics Market Puts Cancer Treatments at Risk | The Pew Charitable Trusts
In this section, we’ll talk about things that can help ease some of the physical sexuality challenges that often come up for women living with metastatic breast cancer. Source: Sexuality and Metastatic Breast Cancer: Managing Physical Issues
Researchers attribute the rise to a “significant” increase in Stage 4 breast cancer among younger women. Source: Breast cancer death rates have risen slightly for women in their 20s and 30s - The Washington Post
Survivors and thrivers share what it’s like to live with the terminal disease. Source: Best Metastatic Breast Cancer Blogs 2019 | Everyday Health
It has become increasingly clear that many natural compounds, supplements and FDA-approved medications possess these anticancer properties and look quite promising in both preclinical and clinical studies. In fact, over 200 non-cancer drugs have shown some evidence of...
This article looks at how quickly breast cancer might spread, common ways that breast cancer can progress, and the long-term outlook for the condition. Source: How fast can breast cancer spread in 1 year?
Apart from felling scores of cancer patients, the virus has upended cancer diagnosis, treatment and research. Source: Covid's impact on cancer care is turning oncologists' worst fears into reality
mRNA vaccines are being used to protect against the coronavirus, but can this novel technology be used in cancer care? Source: Can mRNA vaccines be used in cancer care? | MD Anderson Cancer Center